Re: [PATCH] kdump, vmcoreinfo: Export sme_me_mask value to vmcoreinfo

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Sat Oct 27 2018 - 06:12:19 EST

On Sat, Oct 27, 2018 at 05:39:17PM +0800, Baoquan He wrote:
> Not very sure about this, we have arch_crash_save_vmcoreinfo() in
> arch/x86/kernel/machine_kexec_64.c to export arch-specific stuffs
> outside. Is there any special reason about a mask in one architecture
> when expose it out?

Yes, we don't export random arch-specific details to the outside which
we then cannot change later. So vmcoreinfo needs to define its own.


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